Corona Cases Spike: Over 5.81 crore beneficiaries have been vaccinated in India so far since the mammoth inoculation drive began in January. 26.05 people were vaccinated in the last 24 hours.
India on Saturday reported over 62,000 corona cases—62,258 to be specific, the highles single-day hike since October 18, 2020. This took the country’s total COVID-19 caseload to 1,19,08,910.
“India reports 62,258 new COVID-19 cases, 30,386 recoveries, and 291 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases: 1,19,08,910 Total recoveries: 1,12,95,023 Active cases: 4,52,647 Death toll: 1,61,240 Total vaccination: 5,81,09,773″, said the Union Health Ministry.
Kerala reported 1,825 new cases, neighboring Karnataka saw 2,566 fresh infections.
Chhattisgarh reported the highest number of fresh cases with 2,665 infections in the last 24 hours.
Over 5,500 cases were recorded in Mumbai in 24 hours in the sharpest single-day rise.